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DICTIONARY OF THE DANCE. by  W. G.; Raffe - Hardcover - (1975). - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. and Biblio.com

DICTIONARY OF THE DANCE.

by Raffe, W. G.;

Condition: Good


New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / New York: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1975)., (1975).. Good. - Large octavo [10-1/4 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The head of the spine & the bottom corner of the front cover are bumped & the bottom edge of the cover is slightly faded. The dust jacket is rubbed with a few chips & short tears. 583 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

1975 reprint of the 1964 edition.

Compiled, written and edited by W. G. Raffe, assisted by M. E. Purdon.


  • Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 37389
  • Title: DICTIONARY OF THE DANCE.
  • Author: Raffe, W. G.;
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / New York: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1975).
  • Date published: (1975).
  • Keywords: DANCE; REFERENCE; DICTIONARY OF THE DANCE; W. G. RAFFE; M. E. PURDON; HISTORY OF DANCE; ETHNIC DANCES; DANCE FORMS; RITUAL DANCES; ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Dance;
  • Subjects: PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / General;

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reprint
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